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Knoll Wildfire

Unit Information

Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
US 188
Phoenix, AZ 85006

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This incident is no longer being updated.

The Knoll Fire was reported on Friday morning, March 30, 2018, and is located approximately 13 miles northeast of Payson, AZ.

Cause: Initial investigation indicates this wildfire was human caused by fireworks. Fireworks are ALWAYS illegal on all National Forests in Arizona and New Mexico.

Summary: The Knoll Fire was declared contained at 7:00 pm Sunday night, April 1, 2018. Light smoke may continue to be visible from Forest Service Road 29 over the next few days, but is not a threat to containment lines.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday March 30th, 2018 approx. 09:15 AM
LocationRoberts Mesa
Incident CommanderBill Kuch
Coordinates34.356 latitude, -111.146 longitude

Current Situation

Size60 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush, Juniper and Ponderosa Pine